Hints & Tips

Touring caravan checklist: how to adjust and maintain your brakes

All UK caravans are fitted with an ‘over-run’ brake system. The good news is that these systems are safe, effective and relatively easy to maintain. Here, we’ll take a closer look at the standard caravan…

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How to waterproof your tent and protect your belongings

Even where a tent is described as fully waterproof, there’s still the risk of waking up to a damp groundsheet and wet possessions. From dealing with minor repairs through to ensuring your tent is properly…

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A guide to Caravanning for the Disabled and Elderly

Caravanning is a wonderful way to tour the country, explore new places and enjoy the great outdoors, but for those who are disabled or elderly spontaneity is often stalled by the need for comprehensive planning.Making…

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A guide to fire safety in caravans and mobile homes

Government figures indicate that there are around 360 caravan fires each year in the UK. Be aware of the risks and follow these guidelines to keep you and your family safe when using your caravan or mobile…

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Top tips to keep your motorhome windscreen chip-free

Windscreen and glass damage contribute to a huge number of motorhome insurance claims each year. For motorists who’ve only ever encountered car window damage in the past, the repair bill for uninsured motorhome glass damage can come…

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How to protect your allotment from insects and pests

Pests and insects are a perennial headache for any allotment holder. Fortunately, there are cheap and relatively easy steps you can take to help keep the problem at bay – without necessarily resorting to a…

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Guide to towing a caravan

Safe towing is easy, once you know how. See below for our caravan expert’s “top 10 tips to towing”.   To many towing a touring caravan or trailer is a daunting task and can put “would be…

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Caravan wheel loss precautions

Whilst the exact cause of a caravan wheel loss may be difficult to determine, the problem is by no means an uncommon one for caravan owners. Each year, wheel detachments account for a number of claims made…

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Caravan jargon buster

Every hobby comes with its own jargon, and the world of caravanning is no exception. To the newcomer, it can appear baffling – all the terminology and technical lingo that seems to be the native…

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Things you mustn’t forget to take when caravanning

To help ensure that motorhome and caravan insurance customers don’t leave home with the kitchen sink and not a lot else, we have compiled a list of the top five things you mustn’t forget to…

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Yearning For An Awning

In the first instalment of our guest blog series, Clueless in a Caravan talks about the love they have for their awning and why they feel it’s an essential piece of kit for their family…

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Livin’ it up at the Hotel California

Whether it’s art, fashion, classic cars, vacuum cleaners or even fizzy drinks, genuine articles carry considerable kudos. So too in campervans it seems.

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